Volunteer Woking - Woking Borough Council

A member of the Woking, Surrey Business and Surrey communities

About Volunteer Woking - Woking Borough Council

Volunteer in Woking provides a range of services to the voluntary organisations and community groups in the Woking area, including:

• Information, advice and training

• Information and support on funding & group development.

• Promoting voluntary work in the community and actively recruiting and placing volunteers in organisations of their choice.

• Acting as an 'umbrella' for all voluntary/charitable activities.

• New initiatives & organisations in the response to local needs.

• Providing representative and advice to voluntary bodies in order that they may work together in the best interests of their service users

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Latest posts

Seated Dance Class - MASCOT

Please see information below.

Let's Talk - MASCOT

Please find information below for a Let's Talk group.

Dementia Carer Support Group

Please find details below of a new Dementia Carer Support Group.

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Regugee Week

Woking welcomes Refugee Week

Please see information below.

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Masot Memory Cafe

Please find information below.

Basic Powerpoint training class

Please see further information below.

Dementia Action Week

Please call or go onto the website (details below) for all the events happening in the Woking area.
20 May 2019 at 9:00am
until 24 May 2019 at 4:00pm
Civic Offices
Gloucester Square
GU21 6YL

Woking Age Concern

With immediate effect. Age Concern Woking has now become Woking Age Concern.

Please see further information below.

Diabetes Support Group

Please see information below.

Bring photo ID to vote on 2nd May. Please read information below.

Voters acrossWoking Borough will need to show photographic identification before they canvote in person, at the polling station, at the next local election on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Voters who do not produce valididentification will not be allowed to vote.

Voters mustbring one of the following forms of photographic ID to their polling station:

• Passport (UK, EU, Commonwealth)

• UK, EU or Crown Dependency PhotoDriver’s Licence (including provisional)

• European Economic Area (EEA) photographicID card

• UK Biometric Residence Permit

• PASS card*

• Ministry of Defence ID card

• A concessionary travel pass funded byHM Government**

• Oyster 60+ pass

• A Blue Badge Parking Permit photocard

• Northern Ireland Electoral IdentityCard

• Or a Local Elector Card (see below)

Only originaldocuments are accepted; scanned images or copies will not be accepted howeverexpired documents are accepted if the photo is still a current likeness.

Voters who donot have any of the accepted photographic ID can get a free Local Elector Card, which is available for all voters who needit, right up until 5pm, Wednesday 1 May 2019.

Postal voterswill not be affected and will be issued with their postal ballot papers asusual. If you choose to vote by proxy then the person who you have trusted tovote on your behalf will have to take their own identification to be issuedwith a ballot paper.

Residents areencouraged to talk to their friends, relatives and neighbours, to ensure thateveryone is well-informed of the trial. Only voters the trial areas will beaffected and if electors have any concerns, they should contact their localauthority’s electoral services team.

For moreinformation about this important trial, to view the list of accepted forms ofphotographic ID or to apply for a Local Elector Card, please visit www.woking.gov.uk/VoterID

Alternatively, pleasecontact Woking Borough Council’s Electoral Service Team on 01483 755855 or email elections@woking.gov.uk.The email for local elector card applications is electorcard@woking.gov.uk

*National Proof of Age Standards Schemefor example ONEID4U, VALIDATEUK; CITIZENCARD; MYIDCARD